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I broke my website and here’s how I am going to fix it

Aargh! I broke my website and now I have to fix it!

If you’ve followed me for a long time, you know that I used to blog as Magnolia2Mumbai. Well, it seems that when I moved to my domain, that I did not quite follow website domain transfer best practices, and I broke my website.

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#StandWithSalman in a Sea of Stories

As part of their event, Pen America encouraged those who could not be in New York today to submit our own readings.

This reading from Haroun and the Sea of Stories is from chapter 10, Haroun’s Wish. The speaker who opens the excerpt is Khattam-Shud, whose name means “completely finished or over and done with” according to the book’s glossary.

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Audiobook review: The Past As Present by Romila Thapar

At first glance, a book on Indian historiography might not seem easily accessible to a general audience.
Yet, Thapar’s prose is lucid, and her tone remains conversational without losing its scholarly authority. Thapar connects arguments about the past to our present quite beautifully.

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My journey with Joyce

There’s a story about my maternal grandmother, Mom-Mom, and it goes something like this. My grandmother was always an avid reader. Despite dropping out of

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